U.S. House 2nd District
Lynn Jenkins 621
Jim Ryun 1326
Kansas Senate 13th District
Jacob LaTurner 684
Bob Marshall 250
(Tallies reflect only those from Cheorkee County; additional territory in Crawford and Bourbon counties.)
14th District Republicans
Dwayne Umbarger 568
Iris VanMeter 434
(Tallies reflect only those from Cherokee County portion of district; additional territory in Labette, Neosho and Mongomery counties.)
Garry Abram 924
Kent Soucy 863
Gary Allen 583
Jerry Delmont 521
David Groves 1126
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Leading Republican donor from Joplin calls Akin a “moron”
A leading donor to Republican campaigns in Missouri, Joplin’s David Humphreys, denounced Todd Akin’s weekend comments about rape and abortion with a single statement emailed to the Globe today: “Akin is a moron,” said Humphreys.
Akin vows to continue as money, support dries up
Todd Akin, the Missouri Republican Senate candidate under pressure to abandon his campaign after saying that women's bodies can prevent pregnancy when they are victims of "legitimate rape," is now running into money trouble.
Missouri voters endorse state Proposition C
Missouri voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a key provision of President Barack Obama’s health care law, sending a clear message of discontent to Washington and Democrats less than 100 days before the midterm elections. With about 70 percent of the vote counted late Tuesday, nearly three-quarters of voters had supported the measure.
Neosho voters say ‘no’ to property tax
A proposal to levy a property tax to help bail the city of Neosho out of its financial meltdown failed to muster even 40 percent approval from voters in Tuesday’s election.
Jasper County choose incumbents for posts
Voters in Jasper County on Tuesday tabbed the incumbents for two positions, Linda Williams as circuit clerk and John Bartosh for the Republican nomination as presiding commissioner.
Pittsburg voters reject sales tax increase
A proposed quarter-cent city sales tax increase in Pittsburg for street repairs was defeated Tuesday by voters, 1,243 to 1,031. The margin was 55 percent “no” votes to 45 percent “yes” votes. The totals are based on complete, but unofficial, returns from the Crawford County clerk’s office.
Ruestman receives GOP nod; Krueger prevails in circuit clerk bid
Republicans in Newton County on Tuesday overwhelmingly selected a state lawmaker to be their nominee for presiding county commissioner, according to complete but unofficial returns. Current state Rep. Marilyn Ruestman, of Joplin, with a total of 6,125 votes, led a field of four GOP hopefuls.
Bill White beats Shelly Dreyer for nomination
An intense and costly battle for the Republican nomination for Missouri’s 129th District House seat concluded Tuesday with a lopsided victory for William “Bill” White, who is seeking to fill the seat being vacated by Ron Richard.
Moran holds lead in tight Kansas race
Western Kansas U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran held the lead over Todd Tiahrt late Tuesday night in a contentious battle for the Republican nomination for a U.S. Senate seat from Kansas.
Calloway defeats Titterington in 3rd District GOP race
Terry Calloway defeated Chad Titterington Tuesday in the Republican primary race for the 3rd District seat of the Kansas House of Representatives.
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